Chaired by AlAlawi.. National Committee for Combatting Trafficking in Persons Holds First Meeting with AlKhayat as Vice Chairman.. Maintaining Bahrain’s pioneering position in combatting trafficking in persons is its top priority.

On the occasion of issuing H.E. the Foreign Minister’s Resolution (1) for 2022 on the reformation of the National Committee for Combatting Trafficking in Persons and in implementation of provisions of Article (8) of the Law (1) for 2008, the National Committee for Combatting Trafficking in Persons held its first meeting, under the chairmanship of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority LMRA’s Chief Executive Officer H.E. Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz Al Alawi. Continue reading

Wage protection push

The Central bank of Bahrain (CBB) has co-ordinated efforts with Benefit Company to ensure compliance and readiness of systems and procedures adopted by most retail banks in addition to payment service providers including 26 banks and five companies. Continue reading

67,689 Illegal Migrants

The overall number of illegal migrants in Bahrain has reached 67,689.
These represent 11.3 per cent of the total number of documented workers and licensed foreign business owners (531,747), said Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel Humaidan, citing the Labour Market Regulatory Authority’s (LMRA) database of February 7, 2021. Continue reading

61 manpower firms caught for violations

LEGAL action has been taken against 61 firms as part of a nationwide crackdown on rogue manpower agencies hiring domestic staff, including undocumented workers, on an hourly basis for cleaning services. Continue reading